In 200% & Bloody Thirsty, three drunks in bad wigs and jumble-sale clothes endlessly enact the events surrounding the supposed or imagined death of one of their friends as if, by replaying the events, their truth or otherwise might be revealed. In a stage set reminiscent of a homemade kitsch snow shaker, the piece repeats a chaotic nativity play in various versions, including one done blindfolded and at breakneck speed. Several other versions are enacted amidst a wild party in which copious amounts of canned lager are thrown about and dummies (crude boiler suits stuffed with foam) are used as extra revellers.
High quality multi-camera performance documentation recorded at Trent Polytechnic, Nottingham, June 1989, 70 mins. approx.
Imagined Theatres collects theoretical dramas written by some of the leading scholars and artists of the contemporary stage. These dialogues, prose poems, and microfictions describe imaginary performance events that explore...